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Here are the main areas that we would like you to work on at home if the school is closed due to the Coronavirus.

Week 1
• Fine Motor skills: Make some salt dough with an adult (see the recipe attached on the final page).
• Make different objects using the playdough. Practise rolling out playdough, cutting playdough (using children’s scissors) and making shapes or objects with playdough.

Communication and Language
• Follow simple instructions: Make a simple recipe with an adult e.g. playdough. Retell the steps to make your recipe.
• Read stories and discuss what happens in the stories, how characters feel, what might happen next.

Personal, Social and Emotional development
• Turn taking: Play turn taking games in a group e.g. snakes and ladders.
• Recognising Feelings: Draw a picture of a time when you felt happy. Discuss what happened to make you feel happy. What did you do to show you were happy?

• Make a non-fiction book about 3 different dinosaurs. Write 1 or 2 simple sentences for each dinosaur. Include a title, contents page and blurb.


• Practising adding to 5, 10 or 20 using objects.
• Practise taking away, using objects to help you e.g. 9-4=5
• 2D shapes: Draw a triangle, square, rectangle, circle, semi-circle and oval. Practise remembering the names of these shapes.
• Cut out 2D shapes and make pictures with them.

Week 2
• Scissor skills: Ask an adult to draw straight and wiggly lines. Practise cutting out the lines with child friendly scissors.
• Draw your own Easter egg and cut it out.

Communication and Language
• Read a story and draw pictures to show what happened at the beginning, middle and end of the story. Use the pictures to retell the story in sequence.
• Change the ending of the story and draw a new picture to show this change. Talk about your new ending

Personal, Social and Emotional development
• Resolving Conflicts: Draw a picture of a time when you felt cross. What made you feel cross? How did you respond? How could you sort out the problem calmly?

• Find out about how Christians celebrate Easter.
• Draw a picture of an Easter celebration and write words or a sentence to describe it.
• Design your own Easter Egg and write words to describe it.
• Recap phase 2 and 3 tricky words on the phonics play website.      Username: march20      Password: home

• Understand how to double numbers e.g. double 4 means 4+4. Work out how to double numbers up to double 10 (use objects to help you).
• Revise names of 3D shapes. Find objects in your house that are the following shapes:
Sphere, cylinder, pyramid, cube, cuboid
• Make 3D shapes out of playdough.


Please send Mrs Davies an email if you do not have your login

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Additional Resources:

EYFS & KS1Reading

Help your child to read with free access to

Username: march20

Password: home


Letters and sounds to reading full sentences:

(Computer version is free to use, you will just need to register)


Free leveled books via or Rivet app with over 3,500 books designed for children who are learning to read.


A mixture of songs and stories available at:



Salt Dough Recipe:


½ cup salt
2 cups of flour
¾ cup of water

1. In a large bowl mix salt and flour together.
2. Gradually stir in water. Mix well until it forms a doughy consistency.
3. Turn the dough onto the bench and knead with your hands until smooth and combined.
4. Make your creations using the salt dough.

Interactive Learning Links - EYFS click here

Early Learning Goals for Parents & Carers click here

Activities to try at home click here

Tablespoon Biscuit recipe click here